MOEF

  • Goa mining: SC grants month's time to panel to submit report 17-02-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: The ban on mining of iron ore in Goa will continue as the Supreme Court on Monday extended the time by a month for submission of the report by the panel which was asked to suggest the annual cap on volume of iron ore to be extracted. "Unless...
  • MP to sign MoU with MoEF, Gujarat government for shifting of lions 14-01-2014 06:32 PM

    An agreement may be signed between the Environment and Forests Ministry and other stake holders to oversee implementation of Asiatic lions from neighbouring Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh's Palpur Kuno sanctuary. The Madhya Pradesh government has sought from the Centre shifting of some near-extinct Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir Sanctuary, home...
  • MoEF allows agriculture, plantation activities along Western Ghats 20-12-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from states like Kerala, Environment Ministry on Friday allowed agriculture and plantation activities along the Western Ghats which had been banned through the implementation of an earlier order issued last month. The Ministry eased the norms while maintaining that ban on activities including red category industries,...
  • Odisha: Gram sabhas say no to Vedanta aluminium refinery 19-08-2013 06:17 PM

    Bhubaneshwar: In a huge blow to Vedanta Resources Plc's in Odisha, all the gram sabhas have voted against its Rs 50,000-crore aluminium refinery project in the Niyamgiri hills of the state. Tribals in all the 12 gram sabhas held in Rayagada and Kalahandi districts have voted against Vedanta's mining project....
  • MoEF team inspects sand mining sites on Yamuna banks in Noida 07-08-2013 07:50 PM

    Under pressure from various quarters over the unabated illegal sand mining along the Yamuna, Hindon, Ganga and other rivers, the ministry of environment ~~amp; forests (MoEF) inspected the banks of the Yamuna in Noida Wednesday. A ten-member team visited some of the most mining-prone sites in villages like Kondli, Gulabli,...
  • MOEF issues notice to Chirayu hospital in MP 12-07-2011 09:39 AM

    Bhopal: The Enviroment Ministry has rapped the Madhya Pradesh Government for not taking clearance before the construction of a Medical College by the Chirayu Foundation near the Bhoj lake in Bhopal. The lake is the main source of water and is considered a lifeline of Bhopal. The State Expert Appraisal...
  • Now, Adarsh files go missing from Delhi: CBI 14-05-2011 03:43 PM

    Mumbai: Some more files pertaining to the controversial Adarsh Housing Society have gone missing, this time from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in New Delhi, a senior CBI official said on Saturday. "Files which include letters issued by the Environment Ministry to the state government regarding Coastal Regulation...
  • LPG cause of air pollution, CSE debunks report 09-02-2011 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry's recent report on sources of pollution levels in cities across India is a victim of bad science and politics. That's the allegation by the Centre for Science and Environment. The Ministry report blames LPG combustion and road dust as the biggest contributor to air pollution...